After more than eight months of speculation, hundreds of attorneys who paid to put their names on a Web site designed to help generate business leads likely won’t face sanctions from ethics officials in Connecticut or any of 46 other states.

A three-person panel of Connecticut’s Statewide Grievance Committee has dismissed the cases of five Connecticut-licensed bankruptcy attorneys whose names were on a Web site run by Chicago-based Total Attorneys. That ruling signaled the end of an ethics battle between Norwich, Conn., bankruptcy attorney Zenas Zelotes and lawyers he claimed were violating Connecticut Practice Book rules by improperly paying money for client referrals.

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